3 Great Charities – only 1 can win – which one?

The great Dementia Adventure is our current featured beneficiary receiving all the lovely windfall donations* you create.  It is now time to give another fab charity a chance to boost their free donations and we’ve got 3 to choose from.  All 3 charities do great work with children (see below) which might make the choice difficult. Which one do you think should be the featured beneficiary? Simply make your choice and leave a comment stating which one you choose – or come and visit us on our Facebook page and place your vote there.

T&C’s: There is only 1 vote per person with competition closing on Sunday 24th August at 9pm. (All votes placed after this time will not count.) As it’s such a simple competition we’re sure you won’t mind asking your family and friends to place their votes on Facebook too – so get sharing (please!). Charity with the most votes will become the featured beneficiary until end September 2014.

*Windfall donation – This means that each time someone shops online but doesn’t log in to their Giver account (either on purpose or accidentally) the free “Windfall donation” which is created gets given to our featured beneficiary.

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July payments to fab schools & charities AND the sun is shining – what more could you ask for?!

It’s always a pleasure to write about the donations you fantastic Givers have created with your online shopping and this month we get to send over £15,000 to over 500 schools and charities – brilliant!

Bishops Stortford Scout District

Our top payment this month went to Bishops Stortford Scout District, who received £239.53 – making a grand total raised of £951.10 since they joined in November 2013 (donations are going towards sending some of their scouts to the #Japan2015 Jamboree.)

Second highest payment this month went to Church Preen Primary School in Shropshire –  who received £158.45. In third place came… Read more

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And the winners are…

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Thank you to the lovely team at The People’s Operator.  Thanks to them we were able to run a competition to give away 5 cash donations.

Thank you to all who entered.  We have now chosen the lucky winners, they are:

Nicola supporting St Wilfrid’s RCVA Primary School
Philip supporting Kisumu Children Trust
Audrey supporting ACTS 435
Jannine supporting Whiteley Primary
Sandy supporting Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf

These lucky winners have been selected at random and a £15 donation has been added to their giver accounts.

Well done to all our winners.

Look out for more competitions and promotions!

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TheGivingMachine wins place on Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers Programme

Delighted to be able to share our latest news in being selected as one of the participants on the Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers – here is a copy of our Press Release:-

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NEWS RELEASE

24th June 2014

Online shopping portal TheGivingMachine, which encourages shoppers to ‘Click, Shop, Give for Free’, is gearing up for growth after being selected as part of Deloitte’s Social Innovation Pioneers Programme, it announced today. TheGivingMachine will gain access to professional expertise and guidance as part of the programme, for the next stage of its journey as one of the UK’s largest non-profit social business.

Deloitte’s Social Innovation Pioneers Programme has supported 46 socially innovative businesses since launching in 2012, helping them grow to scale and become investment-ready. 80% of the second year of Pioneers reported increased employment during their time on the programme and an average growth in turnover of 38% was reported across the 16 enterprises. Read more

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The lucky winners are announced …

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Thank you to everyone who entered our recent Viking competition to win a cash donation.

5 lucky winners have been selected at random with a £15 donation added to their giver accounts.

The winners are:

Darren supporting Long Whatton CE Primary School
Philip supporting St Margaret’s C of E School
Elizabeth supporting St John’s Church
Claire supporting Finchley Chamber Orchestra
Brenda supporting Pegasus Playscheme

Well done to all our winners and thank you to Viking for sponsoring this competition.

Look out for more competitions and promotions!

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We would like your help – who should be our next featured beneficiary?

Our featured beneficiary – currently the fab Kids Run Free - is the lucky recipient of what we call “Windfall donations”.  This means that each time someone shops online but doesn’t log in to their Giver account (either on purpose or accidentally) the free “Windfall donation” which is created gets allocated to our featured beneficiary.

This is where you come in!  We now need help in choosing the next featured beneficiary and would like you to vote (either here, on this post, or on our Facebook Page). Your simple comment – naming your favourite charity – can earn them £100-£150+ – just by people like you shopping online and giving for free – it couldn’t be simpler!

So who are the lucky 3 this time? It is always a difficult choice as there are so many deserving causes, but this time we’ve narrowed it down to:- Read more

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The winners are…

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Thank you to everyone who entered our  competition to win a TV, BBQ and cash donations.

4 lucky winners have been selected at random, here they all are:

Karen has won the TV and a £15 cash donation for her cause –  St Albans Symphony Orchestra

Kathy has won the BBQ and £15 cash donation for Motor Neurone Disease Association

Mike who supports Erlas Victorian Walled Garden and Donna, supporting West Huntspill Community Primary School have both won a £15 cash donation for their cause.

Congratulations!

Our thanks to Viking and The Range for supplying these great prizes.

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£13,521 sent to schools and charities in this month’s payment run – brilliant!

Always a pleasure to let you wonderful people know how much (and how many) payments were made in the latest payment run (June 2014) – so here goes…

£13,521 to 472 schools and charities – you should be proud of yourselves! (And wasn’t it easy?!)

Friends of Sauncey WoodOur top payment of £207.66 was sent to Sauncey Wood Primary School (Friends of) (based in Harpenden) - who have managed to raise £1,086+ in free donations (and that’s just with 11 Active Givers – i.e. those who have shopped online via TheGivingMachine recently. Imagine how much they’d raise if all their 57 Givers shopped online via TheGivingMachine!).

Their donation total has been made up in part by various free donations from our fantastic retailers – including some fab 1-off donations from Boden (£11+), M&S (£4+) and Amazon (£5+) – to name just a few of our 1,200+ retailers.  As you can see these amounts soon add up! Well done to all who #clickshopandgiveforfree for their school!

Did your school or charity make the top payment list this month?

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Go carnival crazy and win a TV, BBQ & cash donations!

 

Win great prizes!

Win a TV

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Don’t miss this great opportunity to win a TV, BBQ and cash donations for your cause too!  Simply visit Viking and The Range via TheGivingMachine for your free entry.

Our thanks to Viking and The Range for kindly giving these prizes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Competition terms:

Closes 9th June, winners announced shortly after.  Prizes: 1 40″ TV and 1 £15 donation for your cause, 1 BBQ and 1 £15 donation for your cause, 2 cash donations of £15.  Winners picked at random. Max 2 entries per giver. No purchase necessary.

 

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Get ready for the carnival…

 

Football festival fun

 

Coming 2nd June

Your chance to win a 40″ TV, BBQ and cash donations, kindly given by Viking and The Range

 

Competition terms

Starts Monday 2 June

Winners announced 9th June – 1 entry per prize only, no purchase necessary.

 

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